Participants

Katie GLEESON

Katie GLEESON
    Shooting
Birth Date:  07 Apr 1995
Place of Birth:  CHICHESTER
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  23
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  175
Weight (Kg):  65

Events and Medals


Katie GLEESON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Mon, 9 Apr 11:00
Women's 10m Air Rifle Qualification
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 14:00
Gold Medal Event Women's 50m Rifle Prone Finals
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 8:30
Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Qualification
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 11:30
Gold Medal Event Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Finals
Finished

Biographical Information


Hobbies

Skiing, longboarding, live music, fitness (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)


Occupation: Athlete, competitor analyst (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Education: Sound engineering at Northbrook College, Worthing, England
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Sinclair BRUCE (SCO) (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)


Position style: Right bhand, right eye
Sporting relatives

Mother Julia represented Great Britain in triathlon. (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)


Reason: Started through scouts as a fun activity. (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Ambition: To win gold at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Memorable: Finishing 17th in 50m rifle 3 positions at 2017 ISSF World Cup in Munich, Germany. “I was in first place after kneeling and prone and only two points away from the final." (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Hero: Retired English middle distance runner Dame Kelly HOLMES. “She battled through adversity, like depression, and still went on to become one of the most successful athletes in history." Olympic champion shooter Malcolm COOPER (ENG). “One of the most talented and devoted shooters.? (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Influence: Coach Sinclair BRUCE. “He played a massive part in my development and progression.? Her parents. “Without their love and support, I wouldn’t have got where I am." (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Ritual: "I just chill out, chat to people and relax." (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Additional information

TEST EVENT 
Silver in 50m rifle 3 positions at Commonwealth Shooting Championships at Belmont complex in Brisbane in November 2017 - a test event for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (shootingaustralia.org, 5 Nov 2017)


FUNDRAISING
Had goal to raise £5000 for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games via GoFundMe. Almost entirely self-funded previously, but required help for training, equipment, travel and competition expenses. Had raised just under £2000 by late 2017. (gofundme.com, 22 Nov 2017)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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